Lighting Technician Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Lighting Technician is $18.32 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Lighting Technician Total Pay (?
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$20,273 - $78,906
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,000
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Lighting Technician Total Pay (?
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$10.36 - $27.15
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$20,273 - $78,906  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,686 - $63,855  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $27.15  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $41.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$23,686 - $63,855  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Experience Affects Lighting Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Experienced
up arrow 2%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

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Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 29%
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